Grade Level: 6th - 8th
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This activity requires students to compare equations to algorithms in the context of copyright and patent law.
Students will write “My Digital Identity” essays where they describe who they see themselves being and how their online actions support that representation of themselves.
Students will research the digital identities of local celebrities and use edtech to analyze and synthesize their findings. Students will create and share a graph highlighting key themes, and have a class discussion about what digital identities mean.
Acquiring Audience Feedback on a Published Product | ELA Community Activism PBL (Lesson 6 of 6) | 6-8, 9-10, 11-12
In lesson 6 of 6 of this multi-step project, students will use technology to seek feedback about their original product and reflect on their learning.
Publishing & Sharing Research on a Community Issue | ELA Community Activism PBL (Lesson 5 of 6) | 6-8, 9-10, 11-12
In lesson 5 of 6 of this multi-step project, students will publish their original product for their community stakeholder audience in a form or platform that best suits their message.
Synthesizing Research on a Community Issue | ELA Community Activism PBL (Lesson 4 of 6) | 6-8, 9-10, 11-12
In lesson 4 of 6 of this multi-step project, students will synthesize information from the sources they research in part 3 to create an original product for their chosen community stakeholder.
In lesson 3 of 6 of this multi-step project, students will conduct research to examine the history and impact of their selected activist issue by identifying information from reputable sources.
In this part 2 of 6 of the project, students will identify the community stakeholders of their selected issue/topic/need/focus and select a final product form to best convey their research to their stakeholders through completing a rhetorical analysis.
In lesson 1 of 6 of this multi-step project, students will identify a community need and the required resources, technology tools, and communication platforms needed to complete the community activism project.
Students will work to develop an academic goal using the SMART goal framework. SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely. They will use digital tools to create, share and monitor their personal learning goals.